MATHAFARN

Manylion y Safle



NPRN
29590
Cyfeirnod Map
SH80SW
Cyfeirnod Grid
SH8074104473
Ardal Cyngor
Powys
Hen Sir
Montgomeryshire
Cymuned
Glantwymyn
Math o Safle
COUNTRY HOUSE
Dosbarth Cyffredinol
Domestic
Cyfnod
Post Medieval

Disgrifiad o´r Safle


A house was built on the Mathafarn site for Rowland Pugh in 1628, but was burnt down by Cromwell's men in 1644: the datestone has been reset into the rear of the current house. It was rebuilt in the later 17th century, but there is now no evidence for this phase of construction. The current house is of c.1800. It is a symmetrical 3-storey 3-window house of rubble stone, under a shallow hipped graded slate roof. There is full-height gabled rear wing and a central porch of rock-faced stone. Internally, there is a large stone fireplace with a cambered timber lintel, possibly reset from the earlier house; and the reception room with a plastered spine beam and a smaller classical-style fireplace to rear. Some way in front of the house are two 17th-century stone gatepiers with entablatures and ball finials.

Reference: Cadw listed buildings database.
RCAHMW, 2009.

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